Thought Into Action mentors are Colgate alumni, parents, and friends who have successfully built and grown early-stage ventures across a wide range of industries. These seasoned entrepreneurs donate their time, knowledge, and resources to support our teams, sharing their wisdom, expertise, and lessons learned.

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The TIA program is invigorating. To get to work with the students and remember where I was 30 years ago is really amazing.

Paul Pollock ’82 Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP

Who Should Apply?

Thought Into Action mentors typically have direct experience launching companies, non-profits, initiatives, etc.—individuals who have experience going from "thought" into "action." Our ideal mentor is a founding member of an early-stage company or non-profit. We also seek mentors with direct experience working with early-stage companies in a variety of functions including marketing, software engineering, product development, branding, accounting and more. 

Contact us to learn more about becoming a mentor:

Thought Into Action Alumni Executive Director
13 Oak Drive
Director, Thought into Action